Canada and Russia are looking to deploy surveillance drones in the Arctic

Canada and Russia are looking to deploy surveillance drones in the...

Canada is looking to purchase an unmanned aerial vehicle from Germany, while Russian defense manufacturer Kalashnikov and the country’s Foundation for Advanced Research Projects have launched...
Alaska’s new governor has dismissed the state’s climate team and scrapped its climate policy and plan

Alaska’s new governor has dismissed the state’s climate team and scrapped...

The state of Alaska no longer has an official strategy for addressing climate change.With an administrative order issued on Feb. 21, Gov. Mike Dunleavy...
Canadian report says oil development poses bigger risks to Arctic refuge’s caribou than US authorities admit

Canadian report says oil development poses bigger risks to Arctic refuge’s...

Trump administration officials pushing for oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have understated the risks to caribou, scientists said in a report...
The Arctic island that disappeared

The Arctic island that disappeared

It was discovered in the early 20th century and has since been part of all maps of the Arctic. But now the island of...
Endangered Kola Peninsula wild reindeer could get protected status

Endangered Kola Peninsula wild reindeer could get protected status

Wild reindeer on the central and eastern part of the Kola Peninsula, in particular within the Terek and Lovozero districts, have been suggested for...
Norway gives go-ahead to disputed Arctic copper mine

Norway gives go-ahead to disputed Arctic copper mine

Norway's government last week approved construction of a copper mine near Europe's northernmost point despite years of opposition from indigenous Sami herders and fishermen.Norway's decision...
As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter, says study

As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter, says study

OSLO — Greenland could start to export sand in a rare positive spinoff from global warming that is melting the island's vast ice sheet...
The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic refuge oil lease sale by year’s end

The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic...

The Trump administration is on track to sell oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year, cracking open an area that for...
Arctic railway not commercially viable, report says

Arctic railway not commercially viable, report says

The Finnish-Norwegian working group exploring a potential Arctic rail corridor connecting Rovaniemi in Finland to the Arctic Ocean at Kirkenes, Norway says cargo volumes...
Warming temperatures and less ice are transforming the Bering Sea ecosystem, scientists say

Warming temperatures and less ice are transforming the Bering Sea ecosystem,...

After a year of record-low ice, wildlife die-offs and warm water temperatures, scientists meeting in Anchorage compared notes and shared research findings about the...